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*Pa/fos), a son of Pygmalion and the statue into which life had been breathed by Aphrodite. From him the town of Paphus is said to have derived its name; and Pygmalion himself is called the Paphian hero. (Ov. Mlet. 10.290, &c.) The father of Cinyras, the founder of the temple of Aphrodite at Paphos, is likewise called Paphus. (Hyg. Fab. 242; Apollod. 3.14.2.)


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